Rosa Flores Profile
Rosa Flores is a Mexican Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the network in July 2013.
Rosa Flores Education
Flores is a proud alumnus of the University of Texas, Austin. She graduated from the university Texas McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in the year 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, as well as a Master’s degree in accounting. In the year 2004, she attended the university’s school of journalism and in the following year, she graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. At the university, she was honored as the 2018 Outstanding Young Texas Exes.
Flores is an alumnus of the FBI Miami Citizens Academy, where she was chosen to serve as a judge for the Dan Rather Medals for News & Guts. She has been serving on the Leadership Council of the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication since the year 2018.
Rosa Flores Career
Flores serves at CNN as a correspondent based in Houston. She covers domestic news stories around Puerto Rico and the United States. Also, she reports on international news stories in fourteen countries for CNN’s both television and digital platforms. She has been responsible for leading CNN’s immigration coverage at the Mexico/U.S. border. There she mainly focused on humanitarian reporting and was honored by InStyle Magazine’s list of 50 badass women. Joining CNN, she was based in Chicago for 2 years and New York City for 2 years.
Flores has provided extensive reports on the tragic collapse of the condo building in Surfside, Florida. She has also served as a contributor to CNN’s COVID-19 pandemic coverage, where she covered throughout Florida, with highlights on holding Governor Ron DeSantis accountable for his vaccine rollout as well as lockdown policies. Also, she highlighted how the coronavirus pandemic brought an impact on children, the underprivileged, the elderly, and the unemployed.
She has led the network’s coverage of the United States Catholic Church scandal where she traveled around the nation providing coverage on how clergy was being held accountable. Also, she traveled to the Vatican in the year 2019 for the bishop conference on clergy sex abuse. In 2019, she also covered American deaths in the Dominican Republic, the shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and the families separated at the United States-Mexico border.
Quick Facts About Rosa Flores
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Flores’s investigation into the death of a Chicago teenager, Roshad McIntosh, who was shot to death by a Chicago police officer in the year 2017, led to the reopening of the city’s investigation. The investigation is documented in “Beneath The Skin,” a 3-episode CNNgo documentary. The project earned a National Association of Black Journalists Award as well as an EBBY Award. Since the city’s investigation was reopened, the Chicago Civilian Office of Police Accountability has recommended, in the year 2020, that 1 of the officers involved be terminated.
Flores has covered criminal justice stories. “The Disappearing Front Porch,” her project, gave a voice to Chicago children caught in the crosshairs of violence. The National Association of Black Journalists recognized the project with the Online Project: News. Flores was honored with the John Jay/H.F. Guggenheim Center on Media, Crime, and Justice Reporting Fellowship in the year 2017.
Flores has reported from the papal plane on Pope Francis, during his visit to; the U.S., Chile, Cuba, Panama for World Youth Day, Mexico, and Peru. Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation recognized Flores with a Distinguished Journalist Award in the year 2018 for her coverage of the Pope and the Catholic Church. She has reported on the visit of President Obama to Argentina and his attendance at the 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama City. She has traveled to Cuba to report on the reestablishment of relations between Cuba and the United States.
Flores has reported on international breaking news stories such as the explosion of a Mexico City maternity hospital in the year 2015; the 2017 earthquake in Mexico City; and many others. She spent over 28 days in Mexico’s southern state of Guerrero in the year 2014 where she covered the disappearance of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa. For the coverage, The National Association of Hispanic Journalists honored her with the Large Market Television Hard News Award.
Before joining CNN, she worked for the ABC affiliate, WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as an anchor of the 4 pm newscast. While there, she discovered soil contamination in the East Baton Rouge Parish School District which led to the testing of all schools in the district. Before going to WBRZ, he worked for the NBC affiliate, WDSU-TV in New Orleans, where she covered enterprise and breaking news stories. Flores has also worked for the CBS affiliate, KHOU-TV in Houston as a news reporter. She began her television reporting career at KWTV-TV in Oklahoma City.
Rosa Flores Age / How old is Rosa Flores?
Flores was born in Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Her age is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life private. Therefore, there is no information regarding how old Flores is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Rosa Flores Height
How tall is Rosa Flores? Flores stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Rosa Flores Family, Parents / Siblings
Flores is a proud daughter of her loving parents; Rosa (mother) and her father whose names are unknown. During the HESTEC Latina Day on October 5, 2016, on the Edinburg Campus, Flores praised her mom whom she said that she played a vital role in making her who she is today. She also talked briefly about her dad. Upon Flores’s graduation from high school, her dad didn’t want her to go to college outside of the Valley. Mentioning Flores’s siblings, she has a brother, Juan. He was always in attendance to support her sister Flores.
Rosa Flores Husband
Flores is married to her lovely spouse, whose names are currently under review. Information about the couple’s engagement as well as the wedding is also currently under review. There is no information regarding Flores having any children at the moment.
Rosa Flores Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CNN, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Rosa Flores Net Worth
Flores has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Correspondent and News Anchor/Reporter.